September 6 - 10 Yakutsk will host 5th International Film Festival.
The main festival platform within five days will be the Oiunsky Sakha Academic Theater. The opening ceremony will be held September 6 at the theater.
The film of the Bashkir director Ainur Askarov "From Ufa with Love!" will open the Festival. The choice of this film for the opening ceremony is not accidental - Russian regional cinema has long won recognition among both viewers and film industry professionals.
The President of the Yakutsk International Film Festival is General Director of the Lenfilm studio Eduard Pichugin. Film critic Aleksei Medvedev is invited as a Program Director, a prominent Russian film expert, as in the past year.
The winners of the main prize Golden Snow Glasses will be selected from 16 films presented in the main competition and documentary film competition.
This year, two Yakut motion pictures participate in the main competition - "The Bonfire" and "Kerel. Invisible Beauty." In the documentary film competition - "Keepers of the tundra," the press service of the Festival reports.